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How Will The Outcome Of Election Day Affect New Mexico?: 11/02/2016

Nikole Mckibben - Daily Lobo

The presidential election results may have more of an effect on New Mexico than many may think.

Obama's Pentagon Is Using A 'War On Terror' Slush Fund To Bankroll Dangerous Military Buildup Near Russian Border: 11/01/2016

Sarah Lazare - Alternet

The Overseas Contingency Operations fund allows the military to sidestep budget caps and political debate.

Us Air Force's Space Plane Has Been In Orbit For 500 Days, But Why?: 10/13/2016

Staff Writers - Space Daily

The US Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane has now spent more than 500 days orbiting the Earth, without statement or explanation.

 The Average Black Family Would Need 228 Years To Build The Wealth Of A White Family Today: 08/08/2016

Joshua Holland - The Nation

Just as past public policies created the racial wealth gap, current policy widens it.

Peter Thiel's Conservative Case For Big Government: 07/27/2016

Noah Smith - Bloomberg

At the Republican convention in Cleveland, billionaire investor and entrepreneur Peter Thiel introduced two bold new ideas to his conservative audience.

A Military Budget For A New World, Letter To The Editor: 05/12/2016

Lindsay Koshgarian - New York Times

In “A Better, Not Fatter, Defense Budget” (editorial, May 9), you hint at but do not fully disclose the extent to which a Pentagon run amok shortchanges our way of life.

Terrorism Is Profitable For Us Weapons Manufacturers: 05/11/2016

Mark Karlin - Buzzflash at Truthout

In the absence of newly declared war, how would the military-industrial complex prosper without terrorism?

Trump Wants To Add To The War On Terror’S $4 Trillion Price Tag: 05/05/2016

Eric Pianin - Fiscal Times

Billionaire Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, has boasted that, if elected, he would spend whatever it takes to rebuild the U.S. military and make short work of the ISIS terrorists in Syria and Iraq. 

Peace Is At Hand In Afghanistan — Or Not: 05/04/2016

Wahab Raofi - Huffington Post

“Peace is at hand.” Americans of a certain age will remember the phrase. It was spoken by U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger in 1972, in reference to the war in Vietnam. Today, I can with the same degree of confidence say that peace is at hand in Afghanistan.

Us Spends More On Military Than Next Seven Countries Combined: 04/21/2016

Mark Karlin - BuzzFlash at Truthout

The US empire strikes back with a permanent global military presence that enriches corporations while decimating lives.